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Votava Family History

Votava Name Meaning
Czech: from (v)otava, literally ‘aftermath’, i.e. a second crop of grass from the same field, after a first crop has been mown in early summer. As a surname, this may be a topographic name for someone who lived by a field that yielded two crops a year, or an anecdotal nickname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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2,609 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
458 Military Records
343 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Votava Families

  • Number of Votava families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Votava Family Origin

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Votava Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Votava

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Votava Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Votava census records

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Military Service by Votava

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